Samyang recently announced that the Samyang (a.k.a. Rokinon) XP 14mm F2.4 and XP 85mm F1.2 will be available in Canon mount from December 2016 in global markets and the suggested retail price is EUR 949 (999.91 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) for each lens.
Premium Samyang XP Lenses Now Available
November 28th, 2016, Seoul, South Korea –The global optics brand, Samyang Optics (http://www.samyanglensglobal.com) announced the global availability and price of its long-awaited XP 14mm F2.4 and XP 85mm F1.2. Introduced at Photokina in September, the series is known for its excellence in performance with unprecedented resolving power, matched with 50 megapixels photo and 8K video productions. The lenses are available in Canon mount and will be on the market from December.
Under the motto of ‘Excellence in Performance’, Samyang named its first premium lens line up as ‘XP’ series and both lenses are equipped with the most advanced optical technology and upgrades the company’s inherited image quality to the next level.
Both the XP 14mm F2.4 and 85mm F1.2 manual focus lenses enable you to capture life-long memories in everlasting image quality. Bokeh, out-focusing, and starburst effect create unforgettable image. The resolving power contains abundant light information, allowing photographers the freedom in post-production to create unique image of own. Also, the minimised aberration enhances the clarity of image, creating more impressive image than your eyes can see. With a sleek design with flowing curves in robust aluminium alloy metal, this signature line-up is a one-of-a-kind lens. The usability is maximized with considerate diameter in 93~95mm.
The XP 14mm F2.4 takes no compromise for image quality. It has 18 glasses in 14 groups including six glasses of four different special optics. The lens is designed to maximize the resolution and minimize the distortion. This optimal performance creates impressive image quality from centre to corner of image. Especially, the refractive lenses effectively adjust the path of light and deliver maximum amount to the sensor for clear and vibrant image.
The F1.2 of 85mm is, by far, the brightest lens in existing full frame DSLR lenses, securing the fast shutter speed. The beautiful bokeh, creamy background and extremely high resolution captures fine details of the model. It has ten elements in seven groups with three special glasses. Samyang Optics R&D Centre selected the elements and number of glasses with the utmost prudence to deliver excellence in performance even with the bright F1.2 system.
In pursuit of image quality itself, Samyang will continue to develop premium manual focus lenses in response to the demands of professionals and will compete with world famous optics brands.
The Samyang XP series will be available from December in global markets and the suggested retail price is EUR 949 for each lens. For more information on the new signature Samyang lens, please visit Samyang social media.
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